.50 BMG caliber rifles (No .50 cal whatsoever in Los Angeles or San Francisco).

Effective 1 January 2017, “fixed magazine” is defined by California SB 880/AB 1135 as: “an ammunition

feeding device contained in, or permanently attached to, a firearm in such a manner that the device

cannot be removed without disassembly of the firearm action.”

Semi-automatic centerfire rifles with a fixed magazine that exceeds 10 rounds.

Semi-automatic centerfire rifles that have an overall length of less than 30”. If the stock is collapsible or

foldable, the measurement is taken from the collapsed or folded position.

Semi-automatic centerfire rifles that do not have a fixed magazine, but have any one of the following


- Pistol grip – a grip that protrudes

conspicuously beneath the action of

the firearm.

- Thumbhole stock

- Folding or telescoping stock

- Grenade or flare launcher

- Flash suppressor or flash hider

- Foregrip – a grip that protrudes

conspicuously beneath the barrel

and in front of the action

Complete AR lower receivers may not include prohibited features listed above


All rimfire caliber rifles with magazine capacity of 10 rounds or fewer (e.g.: .22 LR, 17HMR, etc.) are

permitted, excluding rifles with tubular magazines in lever-action firearms, which do not have magazine

restrictions. Rimfire caliber rifles are not considered “assault weapons” and can have features that centerfire

rifles cannot.

Rimfire with a capacity of more than 10 can be purchased by LE with proper LE Credentials on file.

Rifles of any caliber with tubular magazines (e.g. lever action) may have a capacity of more than 10 rounds

(Cal. Penal Code S.16740).

Springfield M1As will be legal if “CA” or “AA” is indicated in the model number (these models will have a

muzzle brake instead of a flash hider).

Stripped AR receivers are permitted. Before shipping, customer must verify with the FFL dealer that they will accept the transfer.


The following are prohibited:

Shotguns with revolving cylinders (e.g. Franchi SPAS 12, USAS-12, Striker-12 or Streetsweeper).

Semi-automatic shotgun that has both a folding / telescoping stock and a pistol grip, thumbhole stock, or

vertical handgrip.

Semi-automatic shotgun that has the ability to accept any detachable magazine.

Shotguns with tubular magazines in which the combined ammunition capacity exceeds 10 rounds AND can

be fired by the shooter without either manipulating the magazine selector switch (such as the Standard

Manufacturing DP-12), OR that can be fired using a selector switch that allows the shooter to alternatingly

use ammunition from more than one tubular magazine without having to manually switch the magazine

feeding process (such as the UTAS UTS-15), are prohibited.


Shotguns with multiple tubular magazines, each having a 10-round or fewer capacity, and that must be

manually switched from one tube to the other tube to use each group of ammunition are

permitted. Examples of the above are the KEL TEC KSG pump shotgun and the SRM-1216 semi-automatic


Semi-automatic shotguns with pistol grips must have a fixed stock to be legal.


- Must be on Department of Justice (DOJ) Handgun Roster to ship*. Every specification for the firearm must

match what is on the roster, otherwise it cannot be shipped.

- Models listed on the “Olympic Pistol Exemptions” are permitted.

- Springfield 1911s must have "CA" in the model number to ship, excepting Springfield custom 'Professional'

models PC9111 & PC9111LR, which are permissible without the 'CA' designation.

Effective 1 January 2017, “fixed magazine” is defined by California SB 880/AB 1135 as: “an ammunition

feeding device contained in, or permanently attached to, a firearm in such a manner that the device

cannot be removed without disassembly of the firearm action.”

Any semiautomatic pistols that do not have a fixed magazine, but have any one of the following:

- Threaded barrel capable of accepting a flash suppressor, forward handgrip, or suppressor.

- Second handgrip

- A shroud that is attached to, or partially or completely encircles, the barrel that allows the bearer to

fire the gun without burning their hand, except a slide that encloses the barrel.

- Capacity to accept a detachable magazine at some location outside of the pistol grip.

Cannot exceed 10+1 round capacity.

Mares Legs are not compliant.

Los Angeles and San Francisco:

“Ultra-compact” handguns are prohibited and are defined as:

- Overall length of 6 ¾ inches or less, OR

- Overall height of 4 ½ inches or less (measured with magazine detached).

*Permissible handguns that are NOT on the handgun roster:

Single-action revolvers that have at least a 5 round capacity with a barrel length of at least 3 inches and

an overall length of at least 7 ½ inches are permitted.

Single-shot pistols that are top-break or bolt-action with a barrel length of at least 6 inches and have an

overall length of at least 10 1/2 inches are permitted.

Accessories / Ammunition

All ammunition and ammo components must ship to an FFL dealer

C&R holders can have ammunition shipped directly to the address on the C&R license. Other customers

aren’t able to utilize the C&R holder.

Exploding targets, marketed as separate binary components and sold under trade names such as

Tannerite, H2 and Last Man Standing (not inclusive), are prohibited.

Batons are prohibited.

ASP batons and any instrument / weapon known as a Blackjack, Slungshot, Billy, Sandclub, Sap or

Sandbag are prohibited.

No .50 BMG ammunition to California.

So-called "bumpfire" stocks and other devices that attach to a semiautomatic firearm which allow discharge

of two or more shots in a burst or increase the rate of fire are prohibited (e.g. Slide Fire, Fostech etc).

- Certain cities and municipalities may have regulations regarding stun guns, taser, or pepper sprays. By

purchasing one of these items from, you are certifying under penalty of law that you are

eligible to purchase and possess a stun gun, taser or defense sprays. Pepper

spray is limited to 2.5oz containers or smaller.

AR upper receivers (stripped, barreled, or complete with a 16” barrel minimum) are permitted.

- All magazines are limited to 10 rounds or fewer.

Large-capacity, magazine-conversion kits, which include, but are not limited to, the body, spring, follower,

and floor or end plate, capable of converting an ammunition feeding device into a large-capacity magazine

are prohibited.

Rifle caliber ammunition not shipped to the city of Oakland.

Other Restrictions

We do not ship to C&R dealers in California.

Rossi Circuit Judge is prohibited.


State of California ACTIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT officers and peace officers with proper credentials

on file MAY purchase off-roster handguns. This exemption includes FEDERAL law enforcement

officers residing or working in California.

- Law Enforcement (including federal) can purchase non-compliant ARs and so-called “assault pistols” as

long as the firearm is being used for duty use only. Department letterhead required and must ship to a

dealer with an “assault weapon” permit.

- Law Enforcement, Judges, and District Attorneys are able to have ammunition shipped directly to them with

proper credentials on fie.

- High capacity magazines can also be purchased, however they must be shipped to an FFL. Credentials

need to be on file prior to shipment.

- Active LE are able to purchase stun guns, tasers, defense spray, and batons.

- Certain entities (departments or city/county offices) and sworn officers (individuals) are eligible to

purchase “off-roster” handguns. These entities/officers must have satisfactorily completed the

firearms portion of a training course prescribed by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards

and Training pursuant to CA Section 832.